Descriptionpvpgn-support-installer in pvpgn 1.8.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/pvpgn-support-1.0.tar.gz temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs509336

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pvpgn (PTS)jessie/contrib1.8.5-2fixed
bullseye/contrib, sid/contrib, buster/contrib, stretch/contrib1.8.5-2.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[etch] - pvpgn <no-dsa> (Contrib not supported)

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